Deen Dayal Parsh Yojana
The Department of Posts has invited applications from students studying in 6th to 9th standard for scholarship award under the Deen Dayal Parsh Yojana to promote stamp collection among school children.
The aim of the scholarship is to promote stamp collecting among young children in a sustainable manner to complement and strengthen the academic curriculum. This hobby helps them relax and de-stress. Under this scheme, in the academic year 2021-22, 6th to 9th class students who have 60% marks and have a stamp collection account, are members of a philatelic club and pursue stamp collection as a hobby will receive Rs 6,000 per annum. Scholarship is awarded.
Selection will be based on the stamp collection quiz. Students selected in the Philatelic Quiz will have to successfully compete under the Philatelic Scheme offered by the Department of Posts. September 7 is the last day to submit and post the application form for students studying in the state to participate in AVEL-1 Stamps Quiz. For more details visit www.indiapost.gov.in and www.karnatakapost.gov.in, District Post Office Superintendent App Postal Officer said in the release.